Clive Owen, Michael Caine, Julianne Moore, Charlie Hunnam
Alfonso Cuarón (Director), Alfonso Cuarón (Screenplay), Timothy J. Sexton (Screenplay), David Arata (Screenplay)
Released: Dec. 25th, 2006
Runtime: 1 hour, 49 minutes
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
One of the best movies I've seen in my lifetime(which isn't very long, but still...) intriguing plot, everyone who was in it, played their role to a T
It's a shame that it's relatively unknown...
Children of Men (2006)
I love a good concept film. Jim Carrey endowed with God's powers for a week? I'm intrigued. A serial killer who adopts the seven deadly sins as his MO? I'm there. The world has...
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For such a quintessentially British film, it was largely ignored, and I genuinely feel as though this is amongst the greatest British films ever made, so I can't understand how it didn't sweep the majority of categories.
Diego was never able to carry on the human legacy by himself anyways, but with hope in short supply you will do anything to hold on to just the slightest resemblance of hope and not until that hope has died out will you ever give up believing and praying for a better tomorrow, though there is always a chance that a miracle might some day happen This setup further helps the story to realistically set up the sensational pregnancy later in the film, where a woman has miraculously become pregnant, and could possibly be the long awaited answer to the future of mankind...
Though Gravity may have swept the Oscars (and it is a good film in its own right), I still can't help but think that its winning might have been a bit of a sympathy vote for this win-less Cuarn film, which is still one of the best films of the last ten years and will probably still hold up ten years from now.